Photoshop - introduction

Aimed At: All university staff who use this software and would benefit from attending a taught workshop.

Workshop Overview

This workshop is specifically designed to give participants an introduction into image editing, using Adobe Photoshop. It will provide the delegates, with the necessary skills to enhance and optimise images, for use in other software packages, such as MS PowerPoint and MS Publisher.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the workshop participants will be able to:

  • Understand the concepts of Photoshop images and be able to navigate the ‘Workspace’, ‘Palettes’ and ‘Tools'
  • Work with Selection and Retouching tools
  • Cut areas from an image and re-use in other images
  • Work with layers to create new images
Outline Programme

The workshop programme is as follows:

  • Familiarise basic operations/concepts of Photoshop
  • Understanding image formats, size and resolution
  • Navigating the Photoshop ‘Workspace’, ‘Palettes’ and ‘Tools’
  • Selecting and modifying images
  • Editing and retouching images
  • Extracting sections of an image, for use elsewhere
  • Understanding and using layers
  • Using images in other software packages

Please note this is not a standard application on the Campus Desktop; you will therefore be required to purchase a licence for this. For further information please contact the IT Service Desk on x85999.

Booking Details

Simon Patterson

9:15am - 4:30pm

    It is not possible to access the workshop booking form unless connected to the University's campus network, should you wish to book a place on this workshop please contact the Staff Development Unit on 0191 208 6119 direct.


    1 Day


    Vicky Beesley Ext. 83424

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